Kent V. Hasen, MD: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Med Spa of Naples
3699 Airport Pulling Road North
Naples, FL 34105

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Can Cosmetic Surgery Prevent Bullying?

Cosmetic Surgery to Prevent Bullying

A recent news story about a teen who got cosmetic surgery after being bullied for her misshapen nose has the cosmetic surgery industry buzzing. In Naples, I guide families through the many considerations that come into play when a young person wants elective surgery, and bullying comes up regularly. In the recent news story, a 15-year-old girl was granted a free rhinoplasty surgery from a New York nonprofit called the Little Baby Face Foundation. She had been bullied for years to the … Continue reading

Advancements to Watch for in 2014

2014 Advancements

As 2014 gets into full swing, some of us are thinking about what the year may bring. Plastic surgeons in Naples and around the country keep their eyes open at this time of year, when many patients resolve to better their bodies and their confidence, for new and innovative treatment options that may improve their practices. Some of the up-and-coming advancements I’m keeping my eye on include the following: Developments with fat: The non-surgical body contouring industry has seen major changes in … Continue reading

Perceptions of Beauty: How Men & Women Differ

It appears beauty isn’t the only thing in the eye of the beholder. Gender seems to play a role, too. At least that’s the takeaway from a recent survey that asked men and women to concoct the perfect woman’s face, using features from beautiful celebrities. It was no major surprise to me that men and women came up with different results. Many women I see at my plastic surgery practice in Naples have images of movie stars and other celebrities … Continue reading

Online Forums & Your ‘Best’ Answer

Can there be too much of a good thing? Perhaps, at least when it comes to the popularity of online forums offering expert advice to men and women seeking answers on topics ranging from vacationing to taxes. In my industry, I know that plastic surgery patients who have a specific question can spend a lot of time sifting through dozens, even hundreds, of answers from plastic surgeons with various backgrounds. This can be a chore, especially when you read contradictory … Continue reading

Do Women With Breast Implants Have Better Sex Lives?

Studies show that the vast majority of women who get breast implants are happy with their results. That’s something I’ve seen personally with my breast augmentation patients in Naples. But another recent study posed a different question. Do women with breast implants have better sex lives? The answer, according to the results of the study, is yes. The research, presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons®, asked women before and after getting breast augmentation surgery … Continue reading

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